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Volume 21, Number 12, December 2017
Skin diseases and allergic reactions
New hope for butterfly children
Epidermolysis bullosa is a genetic disease which causes severe skin damage...
Living with food allergy
Allergies exist in many different forms and they can be induced by the environment ...
An ophthalmic hospital with wings
The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is a fully accredited, state-of-the-art hospital onboard an MD-10 aircraft...
Digital health technology to combat world's number one killer
Diederik Zeven says the key to fighting cardiovascular disease still lies in early detection and leveraging on data...
Cancer Immunotherapy: where we stand and move forward
Over the past few decades, immunotherapy has been studied intensively as a promising treatment for cancer...
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Volume 21 (2017) Number 12 (December)
FEATURES  
New hope for butterfly children
Epidermolysis bullosa is a genetic disease which causes severe skin damage...
Living with food allergy
Allergies exist in many different forms and they can be induced by the environment...
SPOTLIGHTS  
An ophthalmic hospital with wings
The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is a fully accredited, state-of-the-art hospital onboard an MD-10 aircraft. It delivers innovative training and continued medical education locally. Elaine Woon and Jasmine Ng tell us more about this mobile hospital....
EYE ON CHINA  
Genetic mechanism behind aging rate uncovered
Study reveals the first genetic pathway underlying natural variation in the rate of aging, in C. elegans...
Home test kit for cervical screening developed by BGI
Ineffective baby vaccines by two companies recalled
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
Asia-Pacific, the rising region for cancer vaccine clinical trials New early-breast cancer drug to be made available in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia NRGene's genomic analysis project with Monsanto advances
BIOBOARD  
Gene mutation discovered to cause severe growth retardation in newly discovered disease
Mutations in the CDK10 gene cause previously unknown disease characterised by physical and intellectual retardation...
Singapore scientists make major breakthrough to treat fibrotic diseases that cause organ impairment and failure
The hard truth about Eczema: It's something in the water
Long-term aspirin use reduces incidence of digestive cancers by up to 47 per cent
Rockefeller University biologist Michael W. Young honored with Nobel Prize for pioneering studies on circadian rhythm
NEWS CRUNCH  
news Biology of Ageing II - Impactful Interventions
news Separation of conjoined twins presents surgical and ethical challenges for MassGeneral Hospital for Children staff
news MIT Technology Review announces 2018's 10 'Innovators Under 35 Asia'
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
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Lady Ganga: Nilza'S Story
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Paediatric Illnesses
December:
Skin Diseases and Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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